CFLCA New Members Special!!

If you're an FLC, or an organization that provides services and/or products to farm labor contractors, now is the ideal time to consider your new membership with CFLCA.  By joining now, you will receive member status and benefits for the remainder of 2018 and all of 2019!  This includes reduced member rates for FLC 9-hour classes, training programs, and conferences, such as our Ag Labor Issues Forum in November. 

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CFLCA Jumps into Political Campaigns

18-08-27-CFLCA-Newsom-1_resize.jpgSince our first year as an organization, CFLCA has held an annual Legislative Action Day, inviting FLCs and their supporters to Sacramento to learn about legislation impacting agricultural employers and labor, and to meet with legislators to educate them on what FLCs are all about, and to share our perspectives/concerns on critical proposed legislation. It is an important annual program. But we always wondered how we could be more effective in our relations with a legislature dominated by Democrats often beholden to labor interests.

 

 

 

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California Supreme Court Takes De Minimus to the Maximus

In its long-awaited decision in Troester v. Starbucks Corporation, the California Supreme Court refused to apply the federal Fair Labor Standard Act’s (“FLSA”) de minimis rule in a lawsuit seeking recovery of unpaid wages pursuant to California state law. Under the de minimis doctrine, employers in some circumstances are excused from paying wages for small amounts of otherwise compensable work, where the time is shown to be difficult to track and record.

 

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